Medieval Peutinger Map

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    The Peutinger Map remains the sole medieval survivor of an imperial world-mapping tradition. It depicts most of the inhabited world as it was known to the ancients, from Britain's southern coastline to the farthest reaches of Alexander's conquests in India, showing rivers, lakes, islands, and mountains while also naming regions and the peoples who once claimed the landscape. Onto this panorama, the mapmaker has plotted the ancient Roman road network, with hundreds of images along the route and distances marked from point to point. This book challenges the artifact's self-presentation as a Roman map by examining its medieval contexts of crusade, imperial ambitions, and competition between the German-Roman Empire and the papacy.

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    Number of Pages: 194
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9781107059429
    Publication Date:
    Listed in: European history, Medieval history
    Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

    Books by Emily Albu

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